Tindersticks – The Something Rain


Tindersticks are an English alternative rock band formed in Nottingham in 1991. They released six albums before singer Stuart A. Staples embarked on a solo career. The band reunited briefly in 2006 and more permanently the following year. Their sound is characterised by orchestral backing, lounge jazz, and soul; the orchestrations of multi-instrumentalist Dickon Hinchliffe (who left the band in 2006) and the baritone of lead vocalist Stuart A. Staples are the band’s hallmarks. Tindersticks augment their instrumentation with Rhodes piano, glockenspiel, vibraphone, violin, trumpet, trombone, clarinet, bassoon and Hammond organ. The Something Rain is their ninth studio album, released in February 2012. Reviews for the album were positive, with The Guardian, among others, noting that “Tindersticks’ maudlin, jazz-streaked music feels as vividly wearied as ever”.

Label: Lucky Dog
Cat. # LuckyDog10LP

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